Nutrition transition in India

Article English OPEN
Shetty, PS;
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (CUP)
  • Subject:
    mesheuropmc: sense organs

: The primary objective of this review is to examine the demographic and nutrition transition in India in relation to its contribution to the emerging epidemic of chronic non-communicable diseases in this country.<br/> : India, the country as a whole and its different s... View more
  • References (30)
    30 references, page 1 of 3

    1 Murray CJL, Lopez AD. Global Comparative Assessments in the Health Sector. Geneva: World Health Organization, 1994.

    2 World Health Organization (WHO). Global Strategy for the Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases. Geneva: WHO, 2000.

    3 Shetty PS. Diet and life-style and chronic non-communicable diseases: what determines the epidemic in developing societies? In: Krishnaswami K, ed. Nutrition Research: Current Scenario and Future Trends. New Delhi: Oxford & IBH Publishing Co., 2000; 153 - 67.

    4 UNDP India. Demographic Transition in India 1998 [Online]. Available at 98. Accessed 3 August 2001.

    5 Registrar General of India. Census of India, 1991. New Delhi: Registrar General of India, 1998.

    6 Omran AR. The epidemiological transition. A theory of the epidemiology of population change. Milbank Q. 1971; 49: 509 - 38.

    7 Ross R. Atherosclerosis: an inflammatory disease. N. Engl. J. Med. 1999; 340: 115 - 26.

    8 Yudkin JS, Yajnik CS, Mohamed Ali V, Bulmer K. High levels of circulating proinflammatory cytokines and leptin in urban, but not rural, Indians. A potential explanation for increased risk of diabetes and coronary heart disease. Diabetes Care 1999; 22: 363 - 4.

    9 McKeigue PM. Cardiovascular disease and diabetes in migrants - interactions between nutritional changes and genetic background. In: Shetty PS, McPherson K, eds. Diet, Nutrition and Chronic Disease: Lessons from Contrasting Worlds. London: John Wiley & Sons, 1997; 59 - 70.

    10 McKeigue PM, Sevak L. Coronary Heart Disease in South Asian Communities: A Manual for Health Promotion. London: Health Education Authority, 1994.

  • Metrics
Share - Bookmark